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A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.

Indian loop hilted dagger are generally called bic

A short-eared composite bow with an iron hinge in the handle so it folds upon…
Used in a target archery sport that was originally practiced in the Keraton.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
Made in the Four Workshops of the King of Kandy.
Named so due to their extremely heavy, bullet-shaped arrowheads.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".

A very rare example of a type of all-leather tube quiver that was used by…

Thought to have been presented by the Royal House of Nepal.
Modeled after the Chinese "guan dao", made of lacquered wood.
With markings suggesting it was a wedding gift, presented in 1832.
Depicting the golden cat, representing the 6th military rank.
With heavy silver mounts, pierced and chiseled.
Entirely clad in silver and with a differentially heat treated blade.
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.